Caroline worked for Derek and Isobel Mitchell, in whose memory the charity was founded.  Her dad, David, was a founder trustee and she joined the board of what was then the Elimination of Leukaemia Fund (ELF) to continue the family connection. Caroline is a communications professional with a background in STEM publishing and over twenty years’ experience of strategic leadership in the third sector as a CEO and trustee for charities including the Royal Academy of Engineering and The Pearson Teaching Awards. She chairs the LeukaemiaUK Nominations and Remuneration committee.